'''Andrew Wegman Bird''' (born July 11, 1973) is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He was initially known through his work with the band Squirrel Nut Zippers
before forming Bowl of Fire
, and is now best known as a solo musician. Bird's primary instrument is the violin
, but he is also proficient at other instruments including whistling
, and the glockenspiel
. He wrote "The Whistling Caruso" for ''The Muppets (soundtrack)|The Muppets
'' and performed the whistling heard in both the film and the soundtrack. Bird composed the score for the FX (TV channel)|FX
original series Baskets (TV series)|''Baskets''
, created by Louis C.K.
, Zach Galifianakis
, and Jonathan Krisel